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Mar 17, 2013 8:00am PDT
are heading to san francisco young museums to make in a new exhibit of the 35 dutch painting of a famous girl. on loan the collection represents the dutch golden age and will be here through june 2nd. the san francisco showing opens the american tour. for details we welcome melissa and the assistant of the european art. thank you for being with us. >> thank you. >> is it moritas house. >> morrit house. >> okay. and that's in the hag from the neither lands. >> well, how did this come about? >> well, we found out that the building that houses it would be closing to do some renovations and when you close a building, you can not have the paintings. anybody that has a home renovation means that you should not have the availables inside, so we're the first venue on the tour of these paintings. >> we pounced the former directors. it was a once in a lifetime. >> is it going any places in san francisco. >> it will go to the high museum in atlanta and then new york. >> okay. everybody knows that one. the girl with the pearl. why is it so captivating? she has the look. why are we looking at her? >> i t
Mar 3, 2013 8:00am PST
francisco. how did you choose san francisco? >> mom chose to stay in guam first. here theory is if she is homeless and wanted to stay in crop cal weather, so, that was really smart. we stayed there before almost two years. everybody knew about san francisco, and the golden mountain. we had friends here, bought our ticket and through here in 1977. >> was it hard to get a start? you were a new family. you had friends here. it helps to have somebody here already for sure. >> the funny story is they say we have a nice apartment for you. we have two apartments. we got here and it was a two studio for ten of us! >> you said in your story that your mother had to go to work early on. while she was working you did the cooking? >> yes. we didn't stay in the tenant long. dad found a flat in china town and she would have two jobs. she worked for a company called ben david's sowing shop. then -- sewing shop. she would work a lot. i would come home and get dinner ready for the six siblings, the six of us. >> when you got dinner ready did mom lay out the instructions and say follow this recipe
Mar 10, 2013 8:00am PDT
year annual, vent. the san francisco international asian american film festival will raise the curtain this year with a new name. camp fest. for more on this year's program and a look at what is started march 49th, welcome the managing director, christine quan. welcome. >> thank you for having me. >> why is there change? >> it's so much easier to say, first of all. [ laughter ] >> and i kind of, i'm glad. i am sure other people are glad, too and that is quicker. >> yes. >> and he is the organization -- for american media. >> right. >> and i think what we're saying is that that is not just a film festival but an expression of what asian americans are doing creatively. >> huh,. >> and this is a year that we're focusing on film music and food and that is more reflective of how people are creating work right now. >> uh. >> and in yo -- you're 31 now. >> right. >> and i assume after a banner year of 30, you have to say okay, what are we going to do nowfo tofreshen it up so it's not starting the next 30 years. >> and technology is changing. and artists are changing, and they're working in ne
Mar 24, 2013 8:00am PDT
in san francisco. what is the first thing you should do and what is the first thing we should do? >> the first thing, understand and accept that we live in an earthquake zone. >> uh. >> wherever you live in the bay area, you are potentially on an earthquake fault or impacted by an event on one of the bay area's earthquake faults. the next thing you can do is simple things like build a kit, build a plan and train. think in terms of the needs -- things you need every day. you need food and water. >> okay. you brought a kit with you. >> yes, i do. >> what is this? >> that is an energy bar. and it's very shelf stable. it will last in your kit for many years. it will provide you with nourishment, food, and we also have water. >> uh. >> in the kit. first aid supplies in the kit and flashlights and batteries. >> okay. what is this? >> this is a personal hygiene kit we have some comfort kits for things like tooth brushes and wash cloths. >> this that is in the kit? >> this is in the kit. >> we have flashlights, batteries. >> water. >> drinking water. very important. how much water? i alw
Mar 31, 2013 8:00am PDT
club of california with a distinguished citizenship and lifetime achievement award wednesday in san francisco. it is nice to see a teacher recognized. thank you, so much, esther. >> we are shaking things up! >> stay with us. more ahead. thank you! woman: training is about more than muscle. it's about inner strength. so i push myself. that's why i serve in the united states coast guard. i train with the best, a team that shares my drive and commitment. we collect intelligence, guard our shores against drug smugglers, and keep our waterways safe. because our nation expects more. if you expect more, maybe you were born ready. find out at . >>> here in sonoma we think wine, but some fans think movies. on april 10th the international film festival will open to feature 90 films around the world. we welcome the festival's executive director kevin mcneily and film maker jillian griffin, who documents the last of the great record stores in the valley. welcome both of you. thank you for being here. >> thank you. it is fun to be here. >> tell me about the festival. becau
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